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Onion vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Onion and Bamboo shoot different?

  • Bamboo shoot is higher than Onion in Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Manganese.
  • Bamboo shoot covers your daily need of Copper 17% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 3 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. Onion contains 10mg of Magnesium, while Bamboo shoot contains 3mg.

Onions, raw and Bamboo shoots, raw types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Equal in Sodium - 4

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Onion
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Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Onion Bamboo shoot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 3g Onion
Protein 1.1g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 9.34g 5.2g Onion
Calories 40kcal 27kcal Onion
Starch 0g g Onion
Fructose 1.29g g Onion
Sugar 4.24g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 1.7g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 23mg 13mg Onion
Iron 0.21mg 0.5mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 10mg 3mg Onion
Phosphorus 29mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 146mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 0.17mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.039mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 2IU 20IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 0.02mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.4mg 4mg Onion
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.116mg 0.6mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.123mg 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 19µg 7µg Onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0µg Onion
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.021mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.025mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.039mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.002mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.025mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.021mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.014mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.069g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.007g Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Onion Bamboo shoot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
8
Onion
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
8
Onion
24
Bamboo shoot

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
7%
Onion
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
0%
Onion
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/nutrients
  2. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.